Bloomberg runs on data. As a global team, FX Data is responsible for supplying customers and downstream products with transparency into the OTC FX market by generating Bloomberg proprietary pricing streams intended to accurately represent intraday currency rates and regulated currency fixings. Our exclusive pricing streams generate more than 500 million intraday price ticks for tens of thousands of objects every single business day. In a global economy, every good and service needs a value, and that value is expressed in currency. As such, there are not many data sets than FX with greater impact across asset classes and products.
The Role: As the Team Leader, you will be the hands-on leader that can effectively lead, empower, and develop a hard-working team and drive our FX business forward. You will have a passion for crafting and handling data driven solutions to sophisticated problems in a low latency environment. You will work in a high energy team that is responsible for providing outstanding currency pricing data and for delivering key strategic business opportunities in partnership with Product and Engineering. Our Team Leader will need to demonstrate excellent communication, people development and project management skills.
We'll trust you to:
Collaborate extensively with all FX collaborators across Financial Products, Enterprise and Engineering, and work closely with regional counterparts across Europe and Asia
Develop and implement project plans to meet business plan and Product Increment goals
Leverage technology and innovative solutions to business problems
Build strategy and complete plans to drive the FX product forward
Hire, mentor, develop and retain your team members to create a strong team
Work with individual team members to create opportunities for them to advance in their careers within Bloomberg
Handle client and sales issues
You'll need to have:
A bachelor's degree, preferably with combined studies in Information Systems and Finance or related business and STEM fields
Excellent communication and team building skills
Consistent track record of creating and applying analytics to solve complex problems
Solid understanding of the currency markets, ideally with particular knowledge of markets and conventions in Asia.
Shown ability to use technology to innovative data products and processes
Technical competence in at least one programming language/environment, e.g., Python, SQL, etc.; ideally in the context of the Global Data Tech Stack.
Solid understanding of data management and processing techniques, especially with respect to the application of big data
Consistent track record of staying calm under pressure in a frequently changing environment
Strong attention to detail and high degree of demonstrated decision-making and problem solving skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
Excellent client facing skills and enthusiasm to represent the product both internally and externally
Creative and flexible approach to managing and problem solving
We'd love to see:
Openness to change and willingness to work through challenges
Passion for Financial markets
Knowledge in information technology or statistical analysis
Experience using data visualization tools such as QlikSense
Established presence in virtual development communities such as GitHub, Stack Overflow, or HackerRank
Does this sound like you? Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.
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